Cassandra Pinkney

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Founder and Executive Director, Eagle Academy Public Charter School

Washington, D.C.

Cassandra Pinkney, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Eagle Academy Public Charter School, has over thirty years of experience in the education field. She served as the D.C. Public School System’s Early Childhood and Special Education Coordinator and earned her Masters in Early Childhood, Special Education and Human Development from George Washington University.

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Posted Oct. 7, 2016
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An Open Letter to the NAACP & Black Lives Matter: We Are On the Same Team

Cassandra Pinkney, co-founder and executive director of Eagle Academy Public Charter School, authored this letter to the NAACP a few…

By Cassandra Pinkney

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Posted June 14, 2016
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At This D.C. Charter School, a High Quality Education Means More Than Math and Reading

Tests like the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exam are meant to test for academic…

By Joe Smith, Cassandra Pinkney

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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In the Fall of 1978, I Got on a Bus From My White Neighborhood and Learned That Separate Is Not Equal

When it came time to get on the bus, some of my friends didn’t go with me. Their parents pulled them out of public school that year. Too disruptive, they said. Maybe too violent, they worried silently.…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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These 5 Chicago Families Are Taking Illinois to Court and All I Can Say Is It’s About Time

Frustrated by decades of unfair funding for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), five families and CPS sued the state for racial discrimination. According to the suit,…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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Just Listen to How People Talk About Their Favorite Teacher and You’ll See Why I #LoveTeaching

The following is an excerpt from Tom Rademacher’s book, It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching. The book…

By Tom Rademacher

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